Legal terms

This website and all its constituent parts belong to REPUBLIC TECHNOLOGIES (NA) LLC, a US company, 2301 Ravine Way, Glenview, ILLINOIS 60025 USA, tel.: (+1) 847-832-9700 (the “Company”).

The act of accessing or using this website constitutes unreserved acceptance of the terms and conditions set forth herein. If you do not intend to accept these conditions, you should stop viewing this page and other pages on the website.

The company reserves the right to make changes to these terms and conditions at any time, with or without notice. You are advised to check them regularly in order to be aware of the most recent applicable version.

The website’s content complies specifically with Laws on press freedom requiring that no writing, image or sound that is defamatory, racist or revisionist is published on-line;

No message that is violent, pornographic or which harms human dignity that could be viewed or seen by a minor will be published on-line;

No reproduction of a protected work or a brand will be published on-line without authorisation from its owner or his/her/its representatives

Any person named or designated on this website has a right of reply. The request must be made to the website’s editor at This insertion is free of charge and will be made within three days of the request being received. It is limited to the length of the message that led to it or, when this is not in an alpha-numeric form, to that of a textual transcription. The reply cannot be longer than 200 lines.

Users of the website must not collect, use fraudulently or generally do anything in respect of personal data that infringes personal privacy or a person’s reputation.

Information provided on this website is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. The Company periodically adds, changes, improves or updates the information and documents on this web site without notice. The Company assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this web site. Your use of this web site is at your own risk. Under no circumstances and under no legal theory shall the Company, its suppliers or any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Web site’s contents be liable to you or any other person for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages of any character arising from your access to, or use of, this web site.

This website may direct users to other websites via hypertext links. Under no circumstances can the Company be held liable for the content of these linked websites and their owners bear full responsibility for such content. If a user wants to insert a hypertext link on his/her/its own site to send people to this website, he/she/it must obtain the Company’s prior written authorisation.

Some risks are inherent to using the internet and users are warned that they should evaluate the potential risks (including, but not limited to, risk of computer virus infection, risk of bug, risk of slowing down operation, etc.) before using this website.

The website is hosted in the United States of America by LIQUID WEB, 4428 S. Creyts Rd, Lansing MI 48917, USA, tel: toll free 800.580.4985, international (001) 517.322.0434,

Users have a right of access, modification, correction and deletion for their personal data. To exercise this right, contact the company by e-mail at or by letter addressed to the Company.

The content on this website is covered by international laws on copyright and intellectual property. The Company reserves for itself all the ownership and moral rights to this website and all content on this website. The Company authorizes you to view, copy, download and print documents and information on this website solely for personal, noncommercial and informational purposes and without modification.

The Company advises you that this website uses cookies. We would like to install a cookie in your computer. A cookie does not allow us to identify you but records data about the navigation of your computer on our website (the pages you viewed, the date and time, etc.) which we can read during subsequent visits.

You may stop the cookies being installed on your computer, however some functionality of the website may then become unavailable. To stop cookies from being used, configure your browser as follows:
• For Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0: 1. Select the ‘Tools’ menu, then ‘Internet Options’. 2. Click the ‘Confidentiality’ tab. 3. Select the required level using the cursor.
• For Microsoft Internet Explorer 5: 1. Select the ‘Tools’ menu, then ‘Internet Options’. 2. Click the ‘Security’ tab. 3. Select ‘Internet’ then ‘Custom level’. 4. Locate the ‘Cookies’ section and choose the option that you require.
• For Netscape 6.X and 7. X: 1. select the ‘Print’ menu, then ‘Preferences’ 2. ‘Confidentiality and Security’. 3. ‘Cookies’.
• For Firefox: 1. select the ‘Tools’ menu then ‘Options’. 2. Click the ‘Privacy’ option. 3. ‘Cookies’ section.
• For Opera 6.0 and later: 1. select the ‘File’ menu then ‘Preferences. 2. ‘Privacy’.

Any personal data that is collected is intended to provide the user with the products and services offered by the website and will not be used for purposes not defined herein or on the website. To comply with this, all questions asked are strictly necessary for providing the relevant product or service. In the event of incomplete answers or no answer, user risks not being supplied with the required product or service. E-mails and personal data sent to the Company are kept for the time required to provide the product or service that has been ordered. Under no circumstances can this period be longer than one year.